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Vladimir Putin Visits Egypt in Bid to Expand Influence

Vladimir Putin Visits Egypt in Bid to Expand Influence

Monday, February 9, 2015 13:05

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Egypt on Monday as Moscow looks to expand its reach in the Arab world's most populous country at a time when Cairo-Washington ties remain frayed. [caption id="attachment_40812" align="alignnone" width="600"] Russian President Vladimir Putin[/caption]...

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26 Killed as Attacks Rock Egypts Sinai

26 Killed as Attacks Rock Egypts Sinai

Friday, January 30, 2015 11:28

Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt's North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency. [caption id="attachment_40782" align="alignnone" width="600"] Egypt[/caption] The deadly ...

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Egypt Government Resigns Ahead of Presidential Poll

Egypt Government Resigns Ahead of Presidential Poll

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 10:24

Egypt’s military-installed government resigned en masse Monday in a surprise move ahead of a presidential poll likely to bring defence minister and army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to power. [caption id="attachment_35794" align="alignright" width="372"] Egypt[/caption] A limited reshuffle to allow ...

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Egypt Army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Seen Edging Closer to Presidential Bid

Egypt Army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Seen Edging Closer to Presidential Bid

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 11:51

In Egypt, it no longer appears to be a question of if, but when army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will declare his candidacy for president. For the second time in three days, local media reported on Monday that Sisi had finally made up his mind. [caption id="attachment_34611" align="alignnone" width="450"]...

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11 killed 100 Wounded in Nile Delta Blast (Egypt)

11 killed 100 Wounded in Nile Delta Blast (Egypt)

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 12:10

At least 11 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in a massive explosion at a security compound in Egypt's Nile Delta town of Dakahlyia on Tuesday, a month before a vote on a new constitution key to transition from military-backed rule. [caption id="attachment_34378" align="alignnone" width="481"]...

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20 People killed Train Crash in Egypt

20 People killed Train Crash in Egypt

Monday, November 18, 2013 10:05

More than 20 people died and another 20 injured when a train crashed into a pickup truck and a minibus near Cairo, the state news agency MENA said early on Monday. [caption id="attachment_33435" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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US leans Toward Withholding most Military Aid (Egypt)

US leans Toward Withholding most Military Aid (Egypt)

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 10:10

The United States is leaning toward withholding most military aid to Egypt except to promote counterterrorism, security in the Sinai Peninsula that borders Israel, and other such priorities, a U.S. official said on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_32724" align="alignnone" width="630"] Egypt Military[/caption]...

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Road Map on Track as Islamists Protest says Adly Mansour

Road Map on Track as Islamists Protest says Adly Mansour

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 10:23

Egypt's interim president, Adly Mansour, said on Tuesday that a plan for a return to civilian government after the army's removal of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was on track despite "challenges" and that emergency law should be lifted soon. [caption id="attachment_32037" align="alignnone" width="450"]...

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Egypt Army Commander Suspends Constitution

Egypt Army Commander Suspends Constitution

Thursday, July 4, 2013 10:11

The head of Egypt's armed forces issued a declaration on Wednesday suspending the constitution and appointing the head of the constitutional court as interim head of state. [caption id="attachment_31709" align="alignnone" width="596"] Egypt Army[/caption] In a televised broadcast, ...

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Egypt Army Says Ready to Die in Final Hours

Egypt Army Says Ready to Die in Final Hours

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 10:58

Egypt's high command said on Wednesday the army was ready to die to defend Egypt's people against terrorists and fools, in a response to Islamist President Mohamed Mursi that was headlined "The Final Hours". [caption id="attachment_31669" align="alignnone" width="537"] ...

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